Bordeaux wine

Bordeaux wine
noun
any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
Syn: ↑Bordeaux
Hypernyms: ↑wine, ↑vino
Hyponyms: ↑Medoc, ↑claret, ↑red Bordeaux

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